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Mar 1, 2011 6:00pm EST
. the government doesn't provide us with any facilities,there is no drinking water and no electricity here. >>reporter: but far from investing in the potential growth area of affordable housing, most developers are focusing on luxury apartments attracted by huge margins >>in the lower parel neighborhood, developers bought former industrial land for around 66 dollars per square foot a decade ago. they are now charging 10 times that for their apartments. meaning they only need sell a handful to the super rich to recover costs. >>varghese: the discrepancy in bombay is that at one level, you have people who don't have even the basic of human rights - whether it's the right to shelter, whether it's the right to water, right to food, rightto a clean toilet. and on the other side, you have big, big buildings coming of individuals, 60 floor buildings...the amount of energy used, the amount of water used, this means that the share which is available to the rest of the people in the city is drastically going down. >>reporter: but so too is the share of credit that has fuelled this boom, as banks bec
Mar 20, 2011 10:00am EDT
for the eldest, 28,000 us dollars. >>in the city of tianjin (pronounced tee-en jeen), another famous british name, wellington college, opens its doors in the autumn of 2011 - in a campus funded by a local property developer. a relative latecomer to the overseas market, wellington has big plans to catch-up with the competition, first in china, then india and the middle east. >>cook: they believe firstly that they have a brand at home, a quality of education in all its many guises, extra-curricula, academic, moral, spiritual and so on - which they can export, so to speak, around the world. >>mackie: mainland china hosts over 270 international schools in 43 cities and in the provinces many cater to just a couple dozens students. but for the majority of schools, they can only enrol foreigners - children of expats or returning chinese with foreign passports. so for well-off mainlanders who seek a less politicised, international education and a seamless entry to the world's leading universities, there are two options. >>reporter: option one, there are schools abroad, which, along with colleges, vigorou
Mar 13, 2011 10:00am EDT
in the us wouldhave set her back by almost 150,000 dollars. and many are following suit. >>bali: our international arrivals - particularly from the developed world - are up by about 35 percent over last year. so the way that we are looking at it and particularly we are seeing a lot more traction happen from the us and we are seeing many more patients come from the european union. >>reporter: it's not just the price that brings them here. british resident evgenia tomlin has brought her father all the way to bangalore for knee replacement surgery, and says his recovery has been remarkable. >>tomlin: oh he's brilliant i am so thrilled about this. it's wonderful because i couldn't believe it. my dad, his first operation was 8 days ago, and his second operation was 4 days after. and he's walking! but we had to use a wheelchair to bring my dad to india. so it's marvelous. >>reporter: outside the main hospitals however, the healthcare system in india remains poor. infection control isn't a huge priority and this recent scare has highlighted a rampant overuse of antibiotics, which can freque
Mar 6, 2011 10:00am EST
. and in this belief, the local authority plans to plough some 2 billion us dollars every year into investment in buildings and infrastructure. the pace of our development is very fast - but we are very poor, we are backward, we are under developed, we're coming from a very low starting point. that's why, in our new five year plan our growth could reach 20 percent. one of pengshui's big ideas is to build a new city centre on this farmland, a 20 minute drive away. in a couple of years time, the billion dollar project will be linked to the old districts via a tunnel through the mountain. oming from central, regional and local governments. s is a rash development or if it makes sound economic sense - so long as their pay-off is worth it. us farmers can benefit from the development and construction. but if the government goes ahead with the project and we're worse off, who will agree ? the trouble is, as the people's bank of china knows only too well, the real value of compensation risks being diluted by inflation - which, despite three interest rate hikes over four months, accelerated in january
Mar 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT
we are that is lamu county. the fishermen are really worried because the areas they've been using to sustain their livelihood will be definitely be degraded by this dredging activities and physical alterations, sound vibrations and all that. ver it makes economic sense to develop the region. kenya borders resource rich countries like ethiopia, somalia, tanzania, uganda and the soon to be created nation of southern sudan. its access to the indian ocean makes it an ideal transport hub for trade with india & china. >>anderson: kenya has made its economy grow in the last ten years by being a regional hub. if you buy petrol or manufactured goods in southern sudan, in uganda, in rwanda, in burundi even in congo, those goods almost certainly came in through kenya. so the kenyan economy is benefiting enormously from this en troupeau status. >>reporter: the development plans include a deep-water port and oil refinery on pate island, just north of lamu,together with a military port and complete infrastructure network in northern kenya, including new airports, towns, railways and roads. it's
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